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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stanch mean? 

STANCH (verb)
  The verb STANCH has 1 sense:

1. stop the flow of a liquid

  Familiarity information: STANCH used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

STANCH (verb)

Sense 1stanch [BACK TO TOP]


Stop the flow of a liquid

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.


stanch; staunch; stem; halt

Context examples:

staunch the blood flow / them the tide

Hypernyms (to "stanch" is one way to...):

check (arrest the motion (of something) abruptly)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

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